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Johnny Depp’s Friend Claims He’s ‘Being Blackmailed’ By Amber Heard

Amber Heard filed for divorce from Johnny Depp nearly a week ago, and the surrounding media frenzy has only escalated in the aftermath. The public was shocked when photos of a bruised Heard surfaced along with allegations that Depp physically abused her during their marriage. Heard then secured an …

Amber Heard

Why anxiety makes people veer to the left

Scientists have discovered that feeling anxious makes people very to the left because their right hand side of the brain is so active.<p>If you feel like anxiety and stress have you going round in circles, then you are actually correct.<p>Scientists have discovered that feeling anxious makes people begin …

The Brain

Yogi Berra, Yankees legend and Hall of Famer, passes away at age 90

The longtime Yankees favorite and legendary MLB player died late Tuesday night.<p>The Yankees and Major League Baseball lost a legend late Tuesday night, as Hall of Famer and 10-time World Series champion Yogi Berra died at the age of 90.<p>Berra debuted in 1946 with the Yankees at the age of 21, …

Kristen Stewart Talks About Honesty, Privacy, And Her New Movie "Equals"

"I'm not private. I just really want to be true to myself," Stewart told BuzzFeed News during an interview with Equals director Drake Doremus at the Toronto International Film Festival.<p>TORONTO — <i>Equals</i>, the sci-fi romance starring Nicholas Hoult and Kristen Stewart that recently screened at the …

How It Really Feels To Have Anxiety And Depression, In One Comic

Simple yet accurate.<p>Anxiety and depression are complex mental health disorders than can be difficult to describe -- but this comic totally nails it.<p>After hearing the personal story of Sarah Flanigan, a young woman who suffers from both anxiety and depression, artist Nick Seluk of The Awkward Yeti …

Eat Like You’re Rich on a Small Budget: 10 Cheap Meals That Taste Expensive

Disclosure:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

Cooking

Look Up: 4 Planets and 1 Stunning Moon to See in September

Space<p>Look Up: 4 Planets and 1 Stunning Moon to See in September<p>By Annie Hauser<p>September 01 2015 12:00 AM EDT<p>weather.com<p>00:31<p>Harvest Moon, Lunar …

Rare 'Supermoon' Total Lunar Eclipse Coming This Month

<b>Editor's note:</b> To find out more about the rare supermoon lunar eclipse of Sept. 27-28 and how to see it, visit: Supermoon Lunar Eclipse 2015: Full …

Astronomy

27 Brilliant Hacks Every Cat Owner Needs To Know

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10 Great Hacks To Make You Sleep Better

Sleep is important to your success. This is why it becomes amusing to know that many are not getting as much sleep as they need. According to the …

Sleep

Weight-Loss Motivation: 13 Ways to Stay on Track

Have more sex, rev up your workout playlist, and watch the extra pounds disappear! Follow these simple weight-loss tricks and reach your goal while having fun

This Woman's Depression Tattoo Is Going Viral For The Best Reason

This is the conversation we need to have.<p>Talk about making a statement.<p>After being diagnosed with depression last year, 20-year-old student Bekah Miles decided to get a tattoo that accurately captured her battle with the disorder. She posted a picture of the tattoo on Facebook along with a few …

Astronauts in space have captured a rare image of a giant red sprite

An astronaut took a beautiful photo of Earth at night, below, while flying over Central America in the International Space Station.<p>The moon is in the …

Astronomy

Indonesian rescuers find black boxes of missing passenger plane

Rescuers on Tuesday reached the site in eastern Indonesia where a passenger plane slammed into a mountain over the weekend, killing all 54 people on board, and found that the aircraft had been destroyed, officials said.<p>More than 70 rescuers reached the crash site after being hindered by rugged, …

The Case of the Disappearing Anthrax Island

Sometimes islands can disappear—but the island of Vozrozhdeniya did not sink into the sea.<p>When islands disappear, it's usually not in a fiery, overnight, Atlantis-type apocalypse. I've written before about islands that are gradually disappearing due to rising sea levels, but here's the strange …

Top 10 cities facing the most “danger days” due to climate change

Chances are you’ve never heard the phrase “danger day” when it comes to weather. That’s because they’re rare. You’ll want to get to know it, though, …

Climate Change

How to Never Make Dry or Overcooked Corn Again, Because You're Better Than That

Yes, there is a right way to grill corn. Learn the technique and see what a difference it can make.<p>If there's anything worse than overcooked, dry, or tough corn on the cob, we don't know what it is. Summer's best sweet corn is sweet, succulent, and the stuff late-January dreams are made of. Because …

BBQ

Kobe Bryant wants to play on Team USA for 2016 Olympics

Kobe Bryantmay not be done as an Olympian.<p>Jerry Colangelo, chairman of USA Basketball, told reporters Thursday night that the<p>Lakersstar told him he would like to “ride out to the sunset” with a gold medal in Rio de Janeiro in the 2016 Olympics, with the understanding that he would like to earn a …

Kobe Bryant

ISIS Used Mustard Gas Against Kurdish Forces in Iraq, U.S. Believes

U.S. officials believe the terror group ISIS used chemical weapons in Iraq this week, defense and intelligence officials said Thursday.<p>The terror group used mustard gas in an attack against Kurdish fighters, two defense officials and an intelligence official told NBC News. Mustard gas, infamously …

Middle East

Should babies be banned from airplane flights? Why this mom thinks so

We're all guilty of it: Scanning the plane we're flying in, trying to figure out which of the youngest passengers among us is going to make the most noise during the flight.<p>And while many babies and toddlers are well-behaved during a flight, many are also fussy, weepy, and generally far from good …

Unreleased Kurt Cobain songs to come out in November

<b>(CNN) —</b> A compilation of never-before-heard audio recordings by Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain now has a release date: November 6, the director of his film biography said.<p>The album will go on sale alongside the DVD release of "Montage of Heck," filmmaker Brett Morgen told Deadline's AwardsLine.<p>In …

Rock Music

Search for Nefertiti's burial site given green light

<b>(CNN) —</b> A British archaeologist has been given the go-ahead by Egyptian authorities to search Tutankhamun's tomb for the final resting place of Nefertiti.<p>Nicholas Reeves, along with Mamdouh Eldamaty, the country's Minister of Antiquities, and a group of experts will enter the boy king's burial …

Archaeology

NASA Just Found Another Super-Earth, But It's Stunning To Hear How Close It Is

There's been a lot of talk about Super-Earths lately, with Kepler recently finding Earth's "older cousin," but this one is notable for an entirely …

Astronomy

What Is The Best Sign?

How was your Blue Moon (July 31) experience? Lunar energy is waning now and life should feel calmer.<p>In the park yesterday I heard a guy and girl intensely speaking about which signs they got along with. I had to eavesdrop. He said he liked Aries and Leo and Sagittarius because they were so …

18 Ways To Stay Motivated To Exercise And Lose Weight

Exercise doesn’t always go as planned. There will be days (and maybe even weeks) when you simply don’t want to do anything.<p>This is true even for …

Stoner Shakespeare? Scientists say pipes from playwright's garden contain cannabis

Did the greatest playwright the world has ever known have a taste for the wacky tobaccy? Did William Shakespeare have a case of the munchies while penning "Macbeth"?<p>The answer may very well be "yes" after a group of South African scientists found that clay pipes recovered from the garden of the …

Cannabis